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Rock Painting

Students will learn about the significance and history of pictographs and traditional rock paintings. They will decipher what they believe some pictographs communicated. Students will use a felt pen to draw a design on a polished rock. Examples of common pictograph designs will be sent to the teacher to print. Students will make their own design on rocks.
Materials required will be sent to the school by the Indigenous Centre prior to this presentation.

Classroom Preparation:

  • Laptop and projector with speakers is required
  • Desks cleared

Students will need:

  • Materials provided by the Indigenous Centre

Time Frame:

60 minutes

Additional Resources:

This video describes the process of youth learning about pictographs in the Sto:lo Nation.